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Colour of Britain, The

Synopsis
Successful British-Asian artists offer controversial new ideas of what it means to be British and, by extension, what constitutes British art. Features artists Sutapa Biswas, Chilla Burman, Zarina Bhimji, sculptor Anish Kapoor, theatre director Jatinder Verma, choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh, and critics Paul Gilroy, Homi Bhabha, Sandi Nairne and Gilaine Tawadros.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
Sale; 1998 sale: £50.00 (+VAT +p&p) (VHS)
Notes
Broadcast on C4 on 23/3/98.
Subjects
Art
Keywords
art - British; British-Asian artists

Credits

Director
Pratibha Parmar
Producer
Debra Hauer

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£50.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
50 minutes
Year
2013

Production Company

Name

Hauer Rawlence Productions

Phone
020 7493 1022
Address
5 Fenley Place
London W1R

Sponsor

Name

Arts Council

Phone
020 7973 6820
Fax
020 7973 6449
Notes
Contact: Will Bell (7/99), e-mail will.bell@artscouncil.org.uk
Name

Channel Four Television

Phone
071-396 4444
Address
LONDON
SW1P 2TX

Distributor

Name

Arts on Film Archive, University of Westminster

Notes
Arts on Film Archive offers on-line access to a large range of films on art produced in the United Kingdom since the 1950s, and is a unique record of British and international post-war art, as well as of documentary film-making in the UK. In its first phase, the archive offers a complete database and an on-line video streaming of all 450 films made by the film department of Arts Council England between 1953 and 1998 and several films produced till 2003 by the dance Department of ACE. The collection is only available streamed to ac.uk domain addresses.

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